+35.79001, -79.24835
35°47'24" N, 79°14'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NC87 over DRY CREEK
Structure number:000000000370018
Location:1.1 MI. N. JCT. SR1604
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1968
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,400 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Culvert condition:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:88.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
November 2017Fair5 out of 10340088.5
November 2015Fair5 out of 10240088.2
November 2013Fair6 out of 10300099.2
November 2011Fair5 out of 10270087.1
November 2009Fair6 out of 10290098.2
October 2007Fair6 out of 10290097.2
November 2005Fair6 out of 10280099.2
October 2003Fair6 out of 10260099.3
November 2001Fair6 out of 10255099.3
November 1999Fair6 out of 10250099.3
November 1991Good7 out of 10170099.5